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The City of Tonganoxie, with a population of 5,195, is strategically located in northeast Kansas in the Kansas City metropolitan area!  Tonganoxie enjoys low crime, high-quality schools, and parks and trails while combining a slice of country living, genuine hospitality, and business opportunity.

Tonganoxie is ideally situated on US 24-40 Highway and just three miles north of Interstate 70.  Commercial and freight air transportation is conveniently available at Kansas City International Airport about 30 minutes away.   Moreover, Tonganoxie is 25 minutes from downtown Kansas City, 15 minutes from Lawrence, and 40 minutes from Topeka, the capital of Kansas.

Numerous institutions of higher learning are within easy driving distance, including the University of Kansas, KCK Community College, Washburn University, Baker University, Mid-America Nazarene University, Ottawa University, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and many colleges and technical schools.

Locals enjoy all major metropolitan services, amenities, arts, entertainment, sports, festivals, diversity, education, and transportation as well as award winning schools, hometown atmosphere, and spectacularly scenic countryside!  It is no wonder that Tonganoxie has nearly doubled in size since 2000.